The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately 1,200 km across eight Alpine countries: France, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, and Slovenia

The town of Meillerie on Lac Leman in France's Haute-Savoie.
Children fishing on Lac de Montriond in the French Alps
Lac de Montriond in the French Alps
Lac de Montriond in the French Alps
The village of La Forclaz in the French Alps
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
A long exposure of an unnamed roadside waterfall near Morzine in the French Alps
Lac de Vallon in the French Alps
The village of La Forclaz in the French Alps
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
The Gorges du Pont du Diable in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
L'Abbaye de Saint-Jean-d'Aulps, Haute-Savoie, France
The French Alps: looking over the Samoens valley towards the Tete a l'Ane ridge and the distant Mont Blanc.
The French Alps: looking over the Samoens valley towards the Tete a l'Ane ridge and the distant Mont Blanc.
Pic de Tenneverge and the River Giffre in the French Alps
Cirque du Fer-a-Cheval in the French Alps
Cirque du Fer-a-Cheval in the French Alps
The French Alps: the Tete a l'Ane ridge and the stream from the Cascade du Rouget.
The Cascade du Rouget near the town of Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval in the French Alps